Farm and Forest Summer Camp
June-August 2022

Registration is now open!
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Everyone Outside has teamed with the awesome folks at Fire Ring Farm to bring you a summer camp that offers kids ages 5-13 (older/younger with permission) a chance to follow their passions, explore and connect with the natural world and learn about sustainable farming and land use in small groups under the supervision of caring nature mentors. Our camper to mentor ratio is 6:1 or better to ensure a nurturing, supportive environment.
 
What do we do all day?
Each day we spend time learning through play by exploring the forest at Palmer-Taylor Preserve and doing nature connection games/challenges. We also engage in hands-on agricultural activities to learn about farming healthy food with our farm team at Fire Ring Farm.  

To see some pictures from last summer (our first one ever!), check out our camp blog post
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2022 Camp Information:


Camp location: Fire Ring Farm and the Middlesex Land Trust's Palmer-Taylor Preserve in Portland, CT

Dates: 6 week-long sessions to choose from: June 27 - Aug 5.

Camp hours: 9:00am - 3:30pm.

 

Bus: We will be offering bus transportation to/from camp each day from Hartford (Albany Ave.), with a stop in Middletown (Macdonough School).

Bus cost: sug. donation $0-$30/family/week sliding scale. 
 

Tuition (sliding-scale): Please select the highest tuition level you can afford. A $15 non-refundable registration fee is required at check out for each child. As you consider how much you can afford, remember that your balance can be split into a multi-month payment plan and your first payment is not due until May 1st. The final payment is due 4 weeks before your child's first day at camp.

Financial Aid: We are committed to making this program accessible to everyone regardless of their financial situation. If needed, please apply for additional financial aid when you register. If we cannot offer you enough additional aid for you to be able to attend, we will refund your registration fee. For more info, see our FAQ page

Wait list: If a session you are interested in is full, please register to join the waitlist. People's plans change! We will notify you if a space opens up. If you accept this spot, you will be charged only for the $15 deposit at this time unless the first program fee payment deadline has already passed.

 

BIPOC award: Everyone Outside offers a monetary BIPOC award to those whose children identify as Biracial, Indigenous, or a Person of Color. To select this option, please enter the coupon code "BIPOC-50" at checkout and $50 will be deducted from your selected program fee. If you would like to read more about our decision to offer this reparations award, please click here to read more. 

Help send a kid to camp!

Can you contribute to our financial aid fund?

We rely on supporters like you to be able to offer sliding-scale tuition and extra financial aid.

THANK YOU!

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Calling all MITs!

2-week-long MIT (Mentor in Training positions available for 14-16 year-olds! Come join us and build your mentoring skills this summer!

Click here for more info.

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Register Now!

Sprouts Camp
(ages 5&6)

6 weeks to choose from:
June 27 - Aug 5 
9am - 3:30pm
Cost: $50-$375 sliding scale
+$15 registration fee

Seedlings Camp
(ages 7-9)

6 weeks to choose from:
June 27 - Aug 5 
9am - 3:30pm
Cost: $50-$375 sliding scale
+$15 registration fee

Saplings Camp
(ages 10-13)

6 weeks to choose from:
June 27 - Aug 5 
9am - 3:30pm
Cost: $50-$375 sliding scale
+$15 registration fee

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